[blindkid] Workshop Suggestions for National Convention!
traci.mwd at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 18:26:09 UTC 2015
I agree and technology skills needed for middle, needed for HS, needed for
college. I know our skills lists here are not strong enough. :(
On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 12:57 PM, Roanna Bacchus via blindkid <
blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Thank a good discussion topic is transitioning from elementary school to
> middle school.
> Sent from my iPad
> > On Dec 2, 2015, at 9:13 AM, Melissa Ann Riccobono via blindkid <
> blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> > Hello once again,
> > The NOPBC is all ready hard at work planning the program for the 2016
> > National Convention, which will be held June 30-July 5 in Orlando,
> > We hope many families and professionals who work with blind children are
> > planning to attend. A very "hot topic" for professionals and families
> > to be transition. Of course, many take this to mean transitioning from
> > school to college or work, but, if you think about it, children are
> > "transitioning" in one way or another from the time they are born. With
> > in mind, the theme for our parent conference will be transition.
> > And, it is no surprise that, once again, I am looking for feedback from
> > of you. What workshops would be of interest to you this summer? Also,
> > types of sessions would you like to see offered to your blind tweens and
> > teens? What types of fun activities would you like to see in child care?
> > the professionals-what topics would you like to see? We are excited to be
> > partnering with the Professionals in Blindness Education and want to make
> > sure the needs of professionals are being considered as well.
> > We cannot promise that we will be able to offer every topic and activity
> > suggested, but we are hoping this list will get us thinking, and will
> > help us to provide a conference which is relevant for parents, kids, and
> > professionals alike.
> > Please send your ideas and suggestions to me at
> > melissa at riccobono.us
> > Again, you can post these to the list directly as well, but this can
> > a lot of traffic, which some people do not appreciate. As with the
> > conference call suggestions however, I will periodically post feedback
> > comment.
> > Please begin to make plans to join us in Florida, and I look forward to
> > wealth of fantastic ideas you will share.
> > Melissa
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